Richmond History 40 (2019): Journal of the Richmond Local History Society

Our 40th issue of Richmond History covers three centuries and has articles on:

  • Petersham’s General Gordon Forbes
  • the Roberts family of Cardigan House on Richmond Hill
  • the role of Kew’s Victoria Working Men’s Club in the First World War
  • the history of the long-demolished Sheen Lodge in Richmond Park
  • historic seats in Kew Gardens
  • early performances at Richmond Theatre, which this year celebrates its 120th anniversary
  • the rise of the local branch of the Left Book Club during the 1930s
  • the almost forgotten Grove Road Gardens
  • memories of the Ivy menswear shop on Hill Rise, Richmond.

The price of the journal is £5 (£4 to members). To find out how to buy a copy go to our Bookshop page. Our online prices include postage and packing.

Find out more about other issues of Richmond History:

An index to issues 1 to 39 of Richmond History is now available online. You can view the index or download it as a PDF.